Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
and the business has grown dramatically. is selling one ticket every second. >> technology was the enabler for this online secondary ticket marketplace to happen. class features like interactive seat mass and mobile ticketing and ways to buy a couple of seats and split the bill with a friend. stub hub is a risk for ebay. the business has much worse mark -- margins. fallengross margins have since the stub hub acquisition. paypal surely furthered the trend. every april mental dollar of stub hub profits compresses ebay's overall margins. milking big data could be the key to improving it. we are is a new science trying to develop and trying to understand that. >> stub hub's chief technology officer. already.w buyers where we are taking it to the next level is understanding user's pick data. it is what they are might be intending to do. >> for more on the inter--- innerworkings of ebay, jeff on how the auction site has grown and what problems it will face in his -- in its expansion. campushnson is at ebay's as we speak. , into anclearly grown online giant. tell us this scale of ebay right now.
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
. they do not think you can transfer over the technology boom. if needed to help the budget. >> the economic data seems that it has been picking up. the results have not been strong. you look at ibm and cisco and they have seen shrinking cyst -- sales. >> this is a model. most of this criticism to paul ryan of wisconsin -- if you make a model, make it a model that can work out. we have not seen that. we have not seen the view forward on paper. of your favorite topics, bitcoin. matt miller is in the process of acquiring bitcoin at this very moment. matt, i want to see this going down. >> i'm a little concerned about having to hand someone $800 in actual money for one bitcoin. we will see how it works out. that may be enough money for a down payment or at least a and theon a fiat 500 italian company hopes to sell a lot more of those, especially in new york. they have a plan to go upscale, upmarket and bring the production for a lot of cars back to italy. in order to do that, he wants to sell more maseratis. he wants to sell more of those fiat 500s and he is going to bring all of the production
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
important and most interesting part about this new car. ecoboost, the technology to boost fuel a 4-iency -- there is cylinder version of the scar that will double the fuel efficiency. >> you mentioned this rear axle a few times. why is it so important? >> most modern cars have gone from a live rear axle, when temple, if you will, that 2 wheels, twoack independent rear suspension. if you hit a pothole with one wheel, the other one react. they are independent -- the other won't react. the 2 have been independent of each other. fortis been famous for sticking with this rear axle and the mustang. i've heard executives from other companies say how they are impressed with the balance this mustang achieves good diehard purists are going to be angry about the change. matt we just mentioned, will be interviewing the ceo alan mullally in the next hour on "market makers." and other automakers revving and shaking this hour, the vice chairman of general motors. he says that gm is pulling its chevy brand out of europe entirely so that it can strengthen fox all sales. russia.ll stay in girsky says that